Umbria Umbria is located in the center of Italy, in the Apennines north of Rome and east of Toscana. Its capital and largest city is Perugia. Tourists love Umbria for its medieval hill towns such as Assisi and Spoleto. In the wine world, Umbria is best known for white wines from one of those hill towns, Orvieto, and red wines from another, Montefalco. The region has 2 DOCGs, 13 DOCs (see map), and 6 IGPs. In 2017, bad weather in Umbria reduced the region’s production to 609,000 hl (6.8 million cases) of wine, down 25%. Umbria’s primary grape varieties are Sangiovese (22%), Trebbiano (17%), and Grechetto (13%).